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Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it into a Minecraft machine, a music streamer for your living room, an Alexa speaker and many other things. But one …

A Definition of Rel or Noreferrer

Ask Browsers to Not Pass Referrer Information<p>HTML5 added a lot of new features, and one of those is the new noreferrer keyword for the attribute. …

Web Development

Varjo promises a VR headset with 'human eye-resolution'

A Finnish company called Varjo that has been working in secret until now has unveiled a new type of VR and AR headset code-named "20/20." It supposedly has a display with "human eye-resolution" quality of over 70 megapixels versus around 1.2 megapixels per eye for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.<p>Varjo …

Apple's kid-friendly coding app can now bring toys to life

In 2014, Apple introduced a programming language called Swift that made waves in the developer community -- not just for its power and flexibility, but for how easy it is to learn. So easy, in fact, that Apple believes it could be anyone's first programming language. That's why it went ahead and …

20 New York Bars You Need To Visit At Least Once

They don’t call it the Big Smoke for no reason. New York is one of the world’s most bustling cities with a discovery to be at every corner and alley. …

Remembering Fan Ho, Hong Kong street photography master - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>A handsome, well-coiffed man carries a tray of tofu through the streets of Hong Kong. Workers squat on concrete steps picking at their lunches with chopsticks. An old woman walks down an empty alley, rays of sunlight piercing the smoke and dust.<p>These are just some of …

Hong Kong

Build A New World With This Gift Guide for Coders

Computer coding is a valuable skill that’s increasingly crucial to accessing job opportunities and moving up in a company. People who aren’t …

Raspberry Pi

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Moore’s Law can’t last forever—but two small changes might mean your phone battery will

In 1965, when computer technology was in its infancy, a pioneering computer engineer named Gordon Moore wrote a paper that shocked technologists at the time. Moore’s theory was that the power of computers would double every 12 months while the cost of that technology would fall by 50% over the same …

Engineering

Earth - Life may actually be getting better at evolving

In 1996, a young graduate student called Richard Watson sat down to read a paper on evolution. The article was provocative. It tackled a long-running problem in evolutionary biology: we do not fully understand how organisms can adapt so successfully to their environments.<p>Creatures do not seem to be …

Singularity: Explain It to Me Like I'm 5-Years-Old

Supercomputers to Superintelligence<p>Here’s an experiment that fits all ages: approach your mother and father (if they’re asleep, use caution). Ask …

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The Important Matter of Doing Creative Work You Can Believe In

If one has fear, there can be no initiative in the creative sense of the word. To have initiative in this sense is to do something original — to do …

Best Android Wear Smartwatch in 2018

• Best overall<br>• Best for watch lovers<br>• Best lifestyle watch<br>• Best value<p><i>Best overall:</i> Huawei Watch 2 Classic<p>See at Amazon<p>It may not look much like the …

Connect Your Dumb Printer To Your Home Network With a Raspberry Pi

If you wish your old, non-network printer could be accessible from anywhere in the house, PiMyLifeUp has a guide for turning a Raspberry Pi into a …

Motion design: UI and UX Collection

Motion design is intrinsically useful for product design, especially when designing for mobile devices. Even experience designers might have a …

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …